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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Vi" Ada Violet FATHERS / BAKER

Born 1901 in Fremantle, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of George FATHERS and Ada HAIGH [15]
Briefly resided with her parents in Malcolm Street, Fremantle and then in Geraldton where her father owned a sawmill [P240]
Married "Mick" Morris Percy BAKER in Geraldton in 1928 [66]
Resided in Carnamah with her husband and later children from 1929 [19] until 1940 [0: image 03060]
Attended the Carnamah Anglican Church's Freak Ball in Carnamah on 3 October 1929 in a rose crepe de chine dress [4: 12-Oct-1929]
Attended the welcome to Rev. Albert W. and Mrs Murial A. CURTIS at the Church Hall in Carnamah on 8 September 1930 [4: 6-Sep-1930]
Assisted Mrs J. C. THOMPSON with the supper of her Card Party to raise funds for the Anglican Church in July 1932 [5: 22-Jul-1932]
Sent a wreath for the grave of Christina B. D. FORRESTER of Carnamah at the Winchester Cemetery on 31 August 1934 [4: 8-Sep-1934]
Herself and her daughter were discharged from the Hospital in Three Springs and returned to Carnamah on 29 April 1935 [5: 3-May-1935]
Mrs CARTRIGHT and children of Geraldton spent a holiday in Carnamah with herself and her family in September 1935 [5: 20-Sep-1935]
Admitted to the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs in December 1935 with a slight attack of appendicitis [5: 13-Dec-1935]
Attended the Wedding Social & Dance for Stuart and May FORD at Koolabba Farm in Carnamah on 25 January 1936 [5: 31-Jan-1936]
Underwent an operation for appendicitis at the North Midlands District Hospital in Three Springs on 13 April 1937 [5: 16-Apr-1937]
After recovering from her appendicitis operation she returned to her home in Carnamah on Sunday 25 April 1937 [5: 30-Apr-1937]
Committee Member of the Carnamah Anglican Church in 1938 [0: image 03324]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Armadale [2]
Mother of Edith, Patricia and Viola [39: 15-Feb-1949, 24-Dec-1952]
Died 5 August 1990; ashes dispersed at Karrakatta Cemetery in Perth, Western Australia [2]

From The North Midland Times newspaper, Friday 22 June 1934:
"The death of Mr. G. Fathers, of Geraldton, father of Mrs. M. P. Baker, of Carnamah, occurred at Geraldton on Friday of last week, at the age of 72. He had been an old resident of Geraldton. Mr. and Mrs. Baker attended the funeral at Geraldton on Sunday afternoon."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Ada Violet Fathers / Baker' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 1 March 2024 from [reference list]

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